Scientists unearth cell 'checkpoint' that stops allergic diseases

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 17:32 in Health & Medicine

Scientists have made a significant breakthrough in understanding the regulation of immune cells that play a pivotal role in allergic diseases such as asthma and eczema. They have identified a 'checkpoint' manned by these immune cells that, if barred, can halt the development of the lung inflammation associated with allergies.

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